Daily News & Analysis Feeds - 2023

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June 8, 2023 – Music Biz Member Moises.ai Begins Academic Partnership With Berklee Online

Moises.ai has partnered with Berklee College of Music to enhance the learning experience for online students by implementing the company’s AI Music Player into the Berklee Online curriculum. Per the partnership, Berklee’s online students can access the company’s latest AI-based music production and analysis technologies. Since the partnership’s launch, Mosies’s platform has gained traction among… Read More

June 7, 2023 – Music Biz Member TIDAL Launches ‘TIDAL Artist Home’ Artist Profile Management

Music streaming platform, TIDAL has released its TIDAL Artist Home feature that enables artists control over their TIDAL profiles in addition to early access to new products and resources tailored to their needs. Through the new feature, artists can update their social media links as well as directly request content updates including albums, EPs and… Read More

June 6, 2023 – The Future of What Episode #210 — Music Industry Mental Health: A Conversation With Amber Health’s Dr. Chayim Newman

At the outset, Amber Health was founded to analyze the mental health needs of artists & touring professionals and develop resources to support them navigate their incredibly taxing line of work. After the COVID-19 pandemic hit, its mission and scope expanded to create boots-on-the-ground support for the mental health needs of all music industry professionals.… Listen

June 6, 2023 – Music Biz Member Apple Launched Classical Music Streaming App On Android

Apple has released its standalone Classical music app, Apple Music Classical, on Android devices. With an active Apple Music subscription, Android users will have access to the app’s catalog of 5 million tracks in Hi-Res Lossless audio quality. The app’s rollout precedes its release on iPhone, Mac and optimization for iPad.  Click here to read… Read More

June 5, 2023 – Music Biz Member Qobuz Releases Full Jerry Garcia Solo Catalog in Highest Quality

Hi-Res streaming and download service, Qobuz has officially launched Jerry Garcia’s full solo catalog, including both live and studio recordings, via the Qobuz app and on its online marketplace. The majority of Garcia’s complete discography will be available in Hi-Res, with any outliers offered in the best available resolution.   “Jerry Garcia moved so effortlessly between… Read More

June 2, 2023 –  Music Biz Member ONErpmLaunches Digital Strategy Department Led By Casey Childers

Distribution and services company, ONErpm has launched a new Digital Strategy department that will offer artists, “a one-on-one social media strategy in order to guide them on the best ways to amplify their message and obtain new ways to engage with fans and increase monetization.” The department will be led by the company’s former Senior… Read More

June 1, 2023 – Music Biz Member Concord Names Jen Hubbard Director Of Sync A&R

Concord Music Publishing has appointed Jen Hubbard to the newly formed role of Director of Sync A&R, where she’ll be responsible for developing and managing the company’s US songwriter roster for the purpose of sync activity. She will support Concord’s strategy to streamline sync-forward initiatives and provide opportunities for writers across film, TV, ads and… Read More

June 1, 2023 – Music Biz Member Sony Music Publishing UK Promotes Andrew Spence To General Counsel

Sony Music Publishing UK has promoted Andrew Spence to General Counsel. In his role, Spence will be responsible for managing business and legal affairs strategies & initiatives on behalf of SMP UK and its roster. Additionally, he will offer guidance and counsel for the company’s legal and operational matters. Spence will continue to report to… Read More

May 31, 2023 – Music Biz Member CD Baby Ends Distribution Of Vinyl And CDs To Focus On Streaming

Independent music distributor, CD Baby has announced its intention to cease  distribution of CDs and vinyl in efforts to realign its focus on the increasingly important digital  streaming market. Effective June 22, the company will discontinue the sale and fulfillment of physical products, as well as warehousing, shipping and distribution activities associated with physical music… Read More

May 31, 2023 – Music Biz Member RIAA Honors Willow With First NFT Plaque

The RIAA has presented singer/songwriter, Willow with its first-ever NFT accolades plaque. The one-of-one NFT recognizes her most popular hits including 3x Platinum “Whip My Hair,” 2x Platinum “Wait A Minute,” 2x Platinum “Meet Me At Our Spot” and Platinum “transparentsoul” featuring Travis Barker. The plaque features artwork by Willow, Roc Nation and Infinite Objects. … Read More